American music star, Janelle Monáe in a recent interview for the new issue of Rolling Stone reveals details about her private life as she finally addresses longstanding rumors about her sexuality.
The singer-actress told the magazine she identifies with aspects of pansexuality and bisexuality, saying:
Being a queer black woman in America, someone who has been in relationships with both men and women – I consider myself to be a free-ass motherfu–er. But then later I read about pansexuality and was like, ‘Oh, these are things that I identify with too.’ I’m open to learning more about who I am.
In addressing how early in her career she was insecure about living up to impossible showbiz standards, she says:
It had to do with the fear of being judged. All I saw was that I was supposed to look a certain way coming into this industry, and I felt like I [didn’t] look like a stereotypical black female artist.
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